The 138th Day Conspiracy

Posted by: Sam Eaton
Under: Connections, Quantum Thoughts
18 May 2007

The 138th day of the year is also the episode number of The Simpsons’ “138th Episode Spectacular”, during the opening of which the family runs to a couch in a parody of M. C. Escher’s Relativity, which was created in 1953, the same year that David Gest was born and who regularly celebrates his birthday in a Roman themed celebration of the Ancient Roman festival of Faunus (May 18th, or the 138th day of the year in non-leap years) which was adapted from the Ancient Grecian Celebration of Pan which occurs on the 138th day of the year and whose name appears in the Simpsons episode entitled “Goo Goo Gai Pan” which guest starred Robert Wagner who also starred in the Austin Powers movies which owe much to the ground-breaking television series Get Smart which ran for 138 episodes and ended on the day the Ford Pinto was released, a car which is attacked by a rabies infected dog in the movie Cujo whose author, Stephen King, played in the band Rock Bottom Remainders with Matt Groening who was born in Portland, Oregon which, by the year 2014 is estimated to have a population of 2,628,072, a number whose cubed root is 138…

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